Tag Archives: frugal

July 2017 Pantry Challenge

Life. It has been nothing short of chaotic here for the past few months.  We’ve gone through pregnancy, a crazy delivery and NICU stay, summer school, T-ball, surgery, and more.    I tried to plan ahead of time with some freezer … Continue reading

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Meal plan for week of 7/10 (week 5 of the pantry challenge)

Sorry this is a little late going up!  We have been very busy this past week with new jobs, dog sitting, and various appointments. Better late than never right?? Let start with a quick recap. What is a pantry challenge? … Continue reading

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Oven roasted smoked sausage and potatoes

If there is a meal that you can’t make often enough…..this is it.  I found the original recipe during an epically long Pinterest browsing session.  You know the kind I’m talking about.  Its when you have maybe 30 minutes of free time … Continue reading

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Meal plan for 6/19 (and week 2 of the pantry challenge!)

I kinda did it again.  Remember last weeks post I talked about how not planning ahead will cause you to fail?  Well this week I almost failed again. On Monday I had planned to make drunken pork chops with mashed … Continue reading

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Modified June pantry challenge: take two!

Have you ever heard the saying, “Fail to plan, plan to fail”?  Well it is 100% true. I failed my pantry challenge last week.  First off, I had planned on making sweet and sour chicken on Sunday.  I ended up … Continue reading

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Meal plan for week of 6/5/16

Today marks day 1 of the modified pantry challenge that I am doing.  As promised, here is our meal plan. Breakfasts: cereal, toast, pancakes, oatmeal, eggs Lunch: PB&J, grilled cheese, fruit/cheese/crackers, leftovers, hotdogs, mac and cheese Dinner: Sunday: Sweet and … Continue reading

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10 frugal Valentine’s Day ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming in less than a month.  Anyone who has been Walmart or Target since the day after Christmas knows it’s coming, because that’s when the Valentine’s Day themed items started showing up.  Candy, cards, baking supplies, lingerie, … Continue reading

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